Adam Volk

Adam Volk

Contributor

Adam Volk is a Canadian freelance writer and an action-figure-collecting man-child. His work has appeared in publications such as Gamasutra, The National Post, and Paste. His current catchphrase is “Yeeeeeaaaah, suckers!”

By Adam Volk

  • Halo 3

    Bugging Out

    What’s your most memorable encounter with a glitch?

  • Nintendo World Championships gold cartridge

    Hell Of A Year

    What’s your favorite year in video game history?

  • Deus Ex: Human Revolution

    Play It Again

    Which game-design tropes delight you every time they show up?

  • Plunger

    Taking The Plunge

    Plunger sucks, but in a good way.

  • Puzzle Restorer

    A Touch Of Madness

    Puzzle Restorer draws a fine line between frustration and fun.

  • Dragon Quest VIII

    Just For You

    Has a game ever felt tailor-made to your tastes?

  • Rhythm Doctor

    Boogie Howser, M.D.

    Rhythm Doctor writes a prescription for 8-bit beats.

  • Temple Run 2

    Idol Pleasures

    Temple Run 2 puts your primate-fleeing cardio to the test.

  • Writer Rumble

    Let’s Get Ready To Jumble

    Writer Rumble delivers a Scrabble-style smackdown

  • Mushbits

    Hop To It

    In Mushbits, you help bunnies eat cupcakes. Yeah, it’s pretty cute.

  • Journey

    It’s The Notes They Don’t Play

    The lack of identity in Journey. The lack of bombast in Far Cry 3. The lack of accoutrements in Super Hexagon. As our 2012 staff picks conclude, we realize that absences can make the heart grow fonder.

  • Mutant Alien Assault

    It’s The Bot That Counts

    In Mutant Alien Assault, one tin man stands in the way of space-alien chaos.